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Cherokee County, Texas

GOSSETT CHAPEL CEMETERY

 

(photo by Gordon Bennett)

GOSSETT CHAPEL CEMETERY
This cemetery is located behind and on the south side of the Gossett
Chapel Church of Christ at 1815 Elberta St. in Jacksonville, TX.  
The smaller Grimes Cemetery is enclosed with chain link fence to the
south of the church.  The cemeteries are adjacent to each other.  
It was surveyed in October, 2001 beginning on the east side and working
to the west.  Corrections and additions made October, 2016 by  Ann Smith Peevy, Secretary/Treasurer, Gosset's Chapel Cemtery association, 20797 CR 2199, Troup, TS 75789
 
Row 1 - South to North

Lindsey, Floyd, Oct 27, 1913 - Oct 22, 1969, with Lucy, both graves covered  w/white stones
Lindsey, Lucy, Feb 21, 1911 - Sep 05, 1996, m; Jun 24, 1933, with Floyd
Grimes, Thomas Edward, Sep 06, 1930
Bullard, Noah, May 10, 1901 - Jun 27, 1988, with Opal,    both graves covered with concrete
Bullard, Opal Ragan, Jan 31, 1907 - Mar 30, 1997, m; Feb 04, 1925, with Noah
Cook, Robert D., Jul 04, 1900 - Jan 05, 1947, with Ellen,   both graves covered with concrete
Cook, F. Ellen (Mama), Mar 18, 1905 - Sep 27, 1988, with Robert, m; Sep 02, 1923
Open spaces
Grogan, Richard F., PFC, U S Army, Korea, Sep 17, 1931 - Mar 23, 1985
Grogan, Benjamin Franklin, 1901 - 1970, with Clemmie
Grogan, Clemmie Elizabeth, 1914 - 1997, with Benjamin
Grimes, Johnny Tom, S Sgt. U S Army, WWII, Jan 20, 1920 - Jan 19, 1997
Grimes, John Perry, (Beloved Son & Brother) Aug 29, 1956 - Mar 26, 1983
Grimes, Andrew C., 1889 - 1979, with Leora
Grimes, Leora, 1888 - 1974, with Andrew
Little, Sinas A., Feb 26, 1904 - Jul 31, 1976, with Erma
Little, Erma M., Dec 19, 1917 - Dec 29, 1993, m; Jan 09, 1937, with Sinas
Pannell, Nellie Gray, Nov 05, 1889 - Jan 13, 1980
Murphy, Elwood Leroy, Dec 01, 1917 - Oct 23, 1969, with Clara
Murphy, Clara Wynona, Apr 21, 1916 - Jan 28, 1983, with Elwood
WEBB, Nawatha Nell "Mickie" (DUDLEY) Sept. 4, 1936 - Feb. 19, 1996 (marked by cern. Assn) 

WEBB, Leon Ray June 26, 1930 - Feb. 9, 1998 (marked by cern. Assn.)
Pond, Julian M., TEC5, U S Army, WWII, Feb 03, 1909 - May 12, 1984,with Aurora
Pond, Aurora, Jul 30, 1921 - ____, m; Feb 05, 1943, with Julian

Row 2 - North to South

Hicks, William Brandon (Our Son), Jun 04, 1972 - Nov 11, 1999
Shirey, Vicki Lynn, Jul 09, 1962 - ____
Shirey, Lisa Rene', Nov 10, 1959 - ____
Shirey, Gloria Ann, Dec 13, 1937 - Aug 12, 1991, m; Jan 10, 1959,with Earnest
Shirey, Earnest Earl, Sep 29, 1934 - ____, with Gloria
Batton, Merle Slider (Our Beloved Mother) Jan 20, 1918 - Aug 25, 1985
Little, Patsy G. (Fat Gal) Feb 26, 1942 - ____, m; May 17, 1982, with Larry
Little, Larry D. (Fat Boy) Jan 30, 1941 - Jun 04, 1992, with Patsy
Little, Joanne H., Feb 22, 1941 - Dec 31, 2002, m; Sep 05, 1961, with Barry
Little, Barry L., Jan 30, 1941 - ____, with Joanne
Grimes, Arvy Elvis, Mar 16, 1922 - Sep 18, 1994

THURMAN, Jerry Don Nov. 6, 1949 - Jan. 23, 2014


Row 3 - South to North - Open space to large oak
JETER, Dorothy "Dot" (GREGORYť\) May 26, 1948 - May 8, 2013 
WASHBURN, Janice (JETER) May 18, 1945 - March 23, 2006 
Jeter, Darleen R., Dec 19, 1925 - ____, with Melvin
Jeter, Melvin J., Mar 05, 1925 - Dec 29, 1998, with Darleen
Willis, Carl C., Apr 15, 1937 - Sep 15. 1995
Dotson, Jerry Lee, A3C, U S Air Force, Korea, Jun 22, 1937 - Nov 11, 1994
Dotson, Dave Lee, Feb 20, 1915 - Apr 29, 1995, with Katherine
Dotson, Katherine, May 09, 1918 - Jul 14, 1992, with Dave

Row 4 - Only marker at North end of row
WILLIS, Florence Flossie (LARCH) July 29, 1912 - May 16,2008

Moore, Mary E.(GROGAN(, Dec 06, 1938 - Jan 1, 2004, with James
Moore, James P., Aug 11, 1929 - Feb 7, 2016, with Mary

Row 5 - North to South - only marker on row

Moler, Verda L. (Duvall), Feb 21, 1923 - Jun 6,2011, m; Dec 13, 1941, with Elza
Moler, Oscaf.Elza, Aug 11, 1919 - Jan 14, 2008, with Verda

SMITH, Doll Baby "Dolly" (HOLLAND) Sept. 16, 1931 - Mar. 23, 2011 (note at the foot of her grave is the marker of her sister: marker reads: "Here I lay with my sister Juanell, my bones and her ashes as well.")

MILLER, Juanell (HOLLAND) 1929-2009



Row 6 - North to South - only marker on row

George, Jonathon Scott, son of April & Michael, Aug 27, 1998

Row 7 - North to South - only marker on row

SMITH, Michael Henry (ashes scattered on his deer lease) Mar. 7, 1947 - Aug. 4, 2015 (small marker by fence)

Smith, Marie M. (Mama) Dec 29, 1920 - Jul 20, 1995, m; Aug 07, 1943, with Lawrence
Smith Lawrence (L.H.) (Daddy) Mar 18, 1923 - Jan 31, 2001, with Marie

Row 8 - North to South - only 2 markers on row

Bush, Mildred E. (Millie) 1916 - 1978, m; Dec 12, 1935, with Bill
Bush, William C. (Bill) Jan 26, 1909 - Jan 30, 1997, age 88 - also TFM, with Millie
Carpenter, Billie Kathryn Bush, May 29, 1942 - Oct 14, 1987

CARPENTER, Preston Lavon "Skip" Dec. 23, 1975 - Aug. 16,2008

Row 9 - South to North

GRIMES, Oris Lavanda Jan. 13, 1924 - Mar. 6,2011

GRIMES, Hattie Esterine "Ester" (BASS) Apr. 30, 1929 - Apr. 14,2011

GRIMES, Beth Ann Apr. 30, 1958 - May 4, 1958

Bass, S.A. (Daddy) 1907 - 1974, with Minnie Lee
Bass, Minnie Lee (Mama) 1910 - 1981, with S.A.
Tate, Owen F., Sept 22, 1918 - Jun 20, 1967
Tate, Dora E., Jul 09, 1923 - Jan 03, 1996
Tarbet, George M. (Father) Apr 28, 1874 - Oct 10, 1938, with Pearlene
Tarbet, Pearlene (Mother) Mar 03, 1891 - Jul 10, 1965, with George, m; Jul 07, 1908
Smith, Edwin Walker, Texas, PVT, Sup Co 344, Field Arty WW I, Mar 20, 1891-Feb 13, 1962
Smith, Frank Preston, 1884 - 1956
Smith, Mary Effie, 1893 - 1970
Gossett, William S., PVT Frontier BN, Texas Rangers, Mar 14, 1942
Gossett, Darla, wife, 1863 - 1946
King, Birtha (Mother) Apr 06, 1908 - Jun 22, 1942
King, J.D. (Father) Mar 10, 1905 - Feb 17, 1983
Ellis, Jap A. (Father) 1855 - 1940, with Lou
Ellis, Lou H. (Mother) 1860 - 1940, with Jap

Row 10 - North to South

Munson, Samuel S., 1865 - 1941, with Mary
Munson, Mary J., 1865 - 1942, with Samuel
Rollins, Bertha Ann, b/d Dec 21, 1947
MILLER, James Robert 	Mar. 20, 1943 - Apr. 20, 	1944 
Smith, Eunice O. (Mom) Mar 22, 1906 - Jan 23, 2000, with Robert
Smith, Robert B. (Dad) Jul 12, 1894 - Aug 24, 1970, with Eunice
Blackmon, Lula, Apr 02, 1895 - Jul 23, 1990, age 96 (also TFM), with Roy
Blackmon, Roy C., 1897 - 1951, with Lula
Blackmon, Mary L. Grimes, Oct 26, 1927 - ____, m; Sep 06, 1945, with Joe - PIC
Blackmon, Joe Wesley, Jan 15, 1925 - Sep 10, 2000, with Mary - PIC
      (Our children: Marilyn, Mike & Sherry)

Row 11 - South to North

Palmer, Doyle W., Mar 12, 1940 - Jul 11, 1953
Palmer, Jesse C. (Father) Jul 19, 1916 - Jan 02, 1969, with Maurine
Palmer, Maurine (Mother) Jun 02, 1919 - Oct 29, 2013, with Jesse
Slawson, Ivel J., Dec 26, 1906 - Nov 12, 1993
Slawson, Jessie Lee, Aug 17, 1912 - Jul 03, 2001, age 88 - also TFM

ETHERIDGE, Alice Sevatta (WATSON) May 21, 1885 - Jan. 18, 1951

ETHERIDGE, Edgar Reeves Sept. 11, 1875 -May 31,1952 (This couple's graves were unmarked for over 50 years, the cemetery Assn. marked their graves)

Rollins, George W., 1882 - 1961 with Sallie - stone sunken, can't read dates
Rollins, Sallie N., 1877 - 1953with George - stone sunken, can't read dates
Lindsey, Margie D., Jan 03, 1953 - Dec 15, 1961
Lindsey, Larry W., Mar 05, 1958 - Mar 09, 1958
Lindsey, Evelyn, Sep 22, 1948 - Sep 22, 1948
Lindsey, Will W., 1874 - 1943, with Eva
Lindsey, Eva, 1877 - 1951, with Will

Row 12 - North to South

Busby, Paul Dewain, Mar 03, 1935 - Aug 21, 1942
Busby, Verda L. (Momma) Feb 23, 1915 - Sep 10, 1998, m; Nov 02, 1929, with Elton
Busby, Elton W. (Daddy) Mar 19, 1911 - Aug 14, 1993, with Verda

LITTLEFIELD, Robert Apr. 28, 1924 - Aug. 27, 2010

Linder, J.I. (Daddy) Aug 31, 1897 - Aug 08, 1966
Lindsey, Lorene E., Jul 12, 1920 - ____, with Willie
Lindsey, Willie Bill, Texas, S1, U S Navy, WWII, Apr 30, 1918 - Oct 29, 1963,
 with Lorene
Curtis, Judy Fay, Aug 02, 1947 - Oct 29, 1963, m; Sep 25, 1963, with Philip
Curtis, Philip Edward, Aug 23, 1945 - Oct 29, 1963, with Judy

LINDSEY, Billy Gene Jun. 24, 1944 - Feb. 2, 2008

Chandler, Jerry Walton, Aug 12, 1957 - Jul 18, 2001, age 43 - TFM
Several yards open space
Musell, Damon Scott (Son) Aug 21, 1965 - Nov 05, 1982

HUNTER, Eugene Nov. 3,1936 - Jul. 18,2008

HUNTER, Frank Nelson "Bubba" Jan. 13, 1974 - Apr. 22, 2013

Row 13 - South to North

Smith, Hubert R., Mar 27, 1920 - Feb 06, 1987, with Virginia
Smith, Virginia (Nannie) May 14, 1925 - ____, m; Apr 19, 1941, with Hubert
Spraggins, Lester C., Aug 25, 1894 - Nov 04, 1985, with Laura
Spraggins, Laura T., Dec 26, 1898 - Jul 26, 1978, with Lester
Ellis, William Roy, May 26, 1914 - Jun 24, 1961, with Laura
Ellis, Laura Ethel, Oct 22, 1916 - Sep 26, 1989, with William
Jennings, W.L. (Bill), Jan 30, 1937 - Feb 05, 1985

LANG, Belton R. May 29, 1917 -Ju1y 28, 1964 (This burial was moved from a cern. In Longview)

LEONARD, Helen (BASS) Jan. 26,1922 - Feb. 19,2013

SMITH, John William Jan. 9, 1925 - Jun. 23, 2012

SMITH, Charlene (GIBBS) Aug. 22, 1926 - Dec. 12, 2008

STRICKLAND, Frankie Beth (TATE) Dec. 4, 1946 - Ju!. 30, 2010

Hamilton, Edwin, D., PVT, US Army, WWII, Apr 26, 1921 - May 01, 1993

NEELY, Willard Hayden Jun. 30, 1922 - Apr. 12, 2008 (death date not on marker YET!)

NEELY, Joyce Ju!. 31, 1933 - Aug. 9,2004

Open spaces
Bass, Grady J., Sep 26, 1903 - Sep 13, 1985, with Hazel
Bass, Hazel S., Apr 09, 1907 - Apr 27, 1981, with Grady 
Holt, Hugh, Jr., PFC, US Army, WWII, Dec 31, 1921 - Mar 23, 1979, with Mary
Holt, Mary E., Jul 01, 1933 - Aug 06, 1985, with Hugh
Fitzgerald, Edmon Hyatt, PVT, U S Army, WW I, 1894 - 1978
Fitzgerald, Iola Lindsey, Jan 10, 1910 - Mar 22, 1993
Fitzgerald, Walter M., Nov 27, 1901 - Feb 27, 1990
Fitzgerald, Alton K., PVT, U S Army, Jul 27, 1892 - Dec 16, 1974
Fitzgerald, R. P. (Dock) May 14, 1903 - Dec 11, 1972
Busby, Phelix, W. (Daddy) Jan 07, 1890 - Jul 08, 1961, with Annie
Busby, Annie B. (Mama) Oct 04, 1890 - Jul 05, 1973, with Phelix

Row 14 - North to South (short row)

Simmons, John W., Dec 15, 1873 - Sep 22, 1945
Simmons, Leonard, Dec 20, 1879 - Jan 20, 1964
Stewart, Martha Ann, Apr 05, 1881 - Sep 28, 1968

Row 15 - North to South

Ellis, Fred L., II, Dec 25, 1949 - Dec 25, 1949, with Ruby & Fred L.
Ellis, Ruby D., Jun 15, 1935 - ____, with Fred and Fred, II
Ellis, Fred L., Mar 21, 1926 - Dec 14, 2010, with Ruby & Fred, II
Lakey, Mattie (Mother), Jun 08, 1865 - Jan 20, 1951
Ellis, May Bell, 1887 - 1963, with L.E
Ellis, L.E., 1881 - 1963, with May Bell

ELLIS, Maudie Mae Jun. 14, 1924 - Jan. 21, 2004

Patterson, Minnie M., Feb 28, 1898 - Jun 26, 1990, m; Jun 03, 1916, with Leroy
Patterson, Leroy, Jun 29, 1883 - Apr 04, 1966, with Minnie
Patterson, Ruth (Mother Aug 27, 1927 - Oct 07, 1973, m; Nov 06, 1944, with Earl
Patterson, Earl (Daddy) TEC5, US Army, WWII, Feb 05, 1924 - Aug 31, 1988
(Driveway)
Moler, Fran, with John
Moler, John, with Fran
NEELY,  Dave, No known dates, believe dates are 1927-1985
Neely, Alma Burns, Nov 29, 1893 - Jul 01, 1978, with James
Neely, James Park, Dec 14, 1897 - May 22, 1978, with Alma

SMITH, Monte L. Sept. 10, 1938-Feb.18,2009

Smith, Lydia Cowen, Jun 13, 1905 - Dec 19, 1999, m; Nov 05, 1921, with Wm.
Smith, Wm. Marcus, Jun 27, 1898 - Feb 27, 1976, with Lydia
PALMER, Elvin H. "Bud" Mar. 25, 1927 - Jan 26, 2005 
Hodges, Lillian L., Oct 18, 1914 - May 11, 1980, with Charles
Hodges, Charles A., Aug 28, 1906 - Sep 27, 1982, with Lillian
Bass, Annie S., Aug 05, 1900 - May 05, 1977, m; Nov 23, 1918, with Bill
Bass, W.J. (Bill) Sep 14, 1899 - Feb 08, 1989, with Annie
Gray, Loretta Spraggins, Apr 21, 1922 - Aug 21, 2012
Gray, Peat, Oct 15, 1916 - Jul 28, 1975
Durrett, Othereen, Apr 09, 1912 - Jan 31, 1983, with Humphrey
Durrett, Humphrey, Dec 16, 1904 - Apr 03, 1978, with Othereen
Durrett, Vernon, Feb 27, 1928 - Oct 09, 1986
Gray, Maxine (White) , Mar 28, 1924 - Jan 25, 2013, m; Dec 11, 1945, with William
Gray, William Charlie, Oct 20, 1919 - Oct 19, 1983, PFC US Army, birth date on military marker
     shows Feb 20, 1918

GRAY, William Howard "Billy" Mar. 10, 1946 - Oct. 13,2007

Row 16 - South to North (from driveway)

ELLIS, Ronald D. Dec. 25, 1950 - Dec. 8,2002

Ellis, Charlie D., Dec 07, 1906 - Feb 05, 1975, with Lois
Ellis, Lois A., Dec 18, 1912 - Feb 18, 1985, with Charlie
Higginbotham, Roy, Jul 24, 1904 - Mar 21, 1998, with Grace - also TFM
Higginbotham, Grace, Jan 30, 1905 - May 11, 1971, m; Jul 22, 1923, with Roy
Phillips, Nora Wills, Aug 31, 1908 - Oct 31, 1985
Wills, William Thomas, Jul 11, 1887 - Jul 10, 1959, with Bertie
Wills, Bertie Ione, Jun 26, 1892 - Mar 05, 1976, with William
Honea, Patsy Ann, Nov 15, 1937 - Jun 26, 1997

Row 17 - North (one marker)

Lane, Elizabeth Luce, Jun 18, 1860 - Nov 18, 1953

Row 18 - North to South

PANTHER, Thomas Abner Mar. 26, 1878 - Dec. 12, 1953 (the above grave was unmarked for over 50 years, marked by Cern. Assn.)

WHITE, Dan Bradford, Birth unknown, - Oct 29, 1971

Grimes, J.A. (Buster) Mar 01, 1913 - Jun 11, 1973
Grimes, Zudy (Mommie) Jan 08, 1888 - Apr 17, 1972, with Buckner
Grimes, Buckner (Poppie) Apr 06, 1890 - May 24, 1972
Grimes, Joyce Ruth (Jo) Aug 17, 1928 - Mar 5, 2004, m; Nov 24, 1945, with Raymond
Grimes, Raymond E., Sept 17, 1920 - Aug 22, 2003, with Jo - ME
Rains, Zudy E., Aug 09, 1947 - ____, m; Jan 15, 1966, with David
Rains, David T., Dec 19, 1946 - ___, with Zudy

EROMHALL, Wanda (GRIMES) Aug. 30, 1944 - Jun. 24, 1961 (grave marked by Cern. Assn.)


Row 19 - North (one marker)

Preston, Mattie L., Mar 17, 1913 - Mar 07, 1997, with Raymond
Preston, Raymond D., Mar 06, 1912 - Oct 14, 1972, with Mattie

Row 20 - North (one marker)

Hendrick, Hattie B., 1907 - 1988, with Arnold
Hendrick, Arnold E., 1909 - 1981, with Hattie

Row 21
STANDFIELD, V. Gerald, Jr.  Nov. 28, 1948-Jan.8,2002 
Row 22 - North to South

Fitzgerald, Willie Mae (Stanton), Dec 10, 1921 - Oct 12, 2008, with Homer
Fitzgerald, Homer L., Sep 05, 1912 - Feb 28, 1993, with Willie Mae
Stanfield, Katie Mae, Dec 18, 1919 - Oct 13, 1984, with Pete, m; Oct 31, 1947 - OES
Stanfield, V.G. (Pete), Jul 10, 1918 - Oct 19, 2003, with Katie - ME
Rollins, Phyllis, Apr 23, 1923 - Mar 16, 1988, m; Mar 23, 1946,with Noble
Rollins, Noble, Oct 01, 1913 - Oct 09, 1998, with Phyllis
Miles, Sallie Ann (ROLLINS) Feb 27, 1956-Jan 21, 2008
Cameron, Mildred, Apr 30, 1931 - Sep 15, 2001, with Homer
Cameron, Homer, Jan 21, 1926 - Jan 13, 1990, with Mildred
Operated by the Gossetts Chapel Cemetery Association, C/O Ann Peevy,  20797 County Road 2199, Troup, TX 75789 OR annpeevy@aol.com
Also See Find-a-Grave at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=Gossett+Chapel&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=0
 

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